Embedded PXIe Module Marries Zynq Z7045 SoC and FMC I/O
Innovative Integration has announced the COPious-PXIe—an 8HP PXIe -compatible plug-in card that employs the Xilinx Z7045 (Zynq) system- on-chip processor. The SoC provides dual, floating-point, ARM A9 CPUs and a large user-programmable FPGA fabric. COPious-PXIe incorporates a high pin-count VITA 57.1 -compliant FMC module site. FMC peripherals are directly controlled by the on- board FPGA fabric, enabling deep integration of sophisticated, user-customized digital signal processing algorithms. Real-time, DSP and mixed-signal applications such as software-defined radio, RADAR, LIDAR, optical control and other demanding applications may be efficiently addressed, even in conjunction with conventional PXIe system controllers running non-real-time operating systems such as Windows or Linux.
COPious-PXIe runs bare-metal C/C++ applications in core 1 and the PetaLinux core/applications core 0 and, providing zero-overheat interrupt processing and real-time code execution in conjunction with high-level Ethernet, USB and disk connectivity. PetaLinux boots rapidly from an on-board eMMC flash drive, providing bullet-proof autonomous operation and fast local storage. It’s rugged, flexible and ready for immediate deployment into your next Test & Measurement or embedded application. The product can be readily tailored to a variety of markets including embedded instrumentation, remote, autonomous IO, mobile instrumentation, and distributed data acquisition.
Simi Valley, CA
Conduction-Cooled SFF Embedded Computer Boasts Xeon Processor
The EC500 from DFI Tech features a 22nm Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v3 family and 6th/4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processor. The conduction-cooled system supports dual 16 Gbyte DDR3 memory, a 2.5 inch SATA drive bay with SATA III capability, and 1 mSATA module via the Mini PCIe socket. The EC500 meets IEC68-2-64 for operating vibration and can withstand 3G of operating shock at half sine wave 11ms in 3 axis. The SWaP optimized unit is only 235mm x 63.2mm x 222mm and has a range of processor options from 35W to 45W. Other features of the EC500 include a GbE port, Mini PCIe expansion, and a wealth of I/O ports.
3.5-inch Embedded Board Serves Up 7th Ge Core Processor
Axiomtek has launched the CAPA500, its new 3.5-inch embedded board featuring the LGA1151 socket 7th generation Intel Core processor family (codename: Kaby Lake) with 35W TDP (thermal design power), as well as the Intel H110 chipset (Q170 optional). The CAPA500 supports one 260-pin DDR4-1867 SO-DIMM with a memory capacity up to 16GB for extensive storage. The compact 3.5-inch embedded motherboard also offers display outputs through HDMI, VGA and LVDS for triple independent display applications. The board runs on +12 VDC power, supporting auto power-on. It can operate at a wide range of temperatures from -20 to 70 degrees C under active thermal control.
City of Industry, CA
Critical Mission Supply Runs Off 3-Phase Aircraft Power
Behlman Electronics has introduced its DCR2U-2000D-6-28,71-12,33.3 Critical Mission COTS Power Supply, to meet the need for reliable DC output from a wide frequency of 3-phase AC aircraft power. Behlman first announced in May, 2016, its plan to create the DCR2U Series of COTS Power Supplies to accept inputs of 200 to 375 VDC; or 115/200 VAC, 3-phase at 360 to 440 Hz (IAW MIL-STD-704 and DO-160). To make this a truly versatile power supply series, custom inputs are also available upon request.
Output power of 2,000/3,000/4,000 Watts are available from the DCR2U series, with voltages from 3.3 VDC to 48 VDC. The new 2,400 watt DCR2U-2000D Power Supply is specially designed to provide +28 VDC at 71 A (2000 W), and +12 VDC at 33.3 A (400 W). Like other DCR2U power supplies, this unit also has protective circuits, controls, and indicators, and wide-ranging operating and storage temperatures. It is also designed to meet MIL-STD-810F for Shock and Vibration, and MIL-STD-461E for EMI/EMC (RE102 inside external enclosure.
Panel PC Series Provides Single-Touch HMI Industrial Solutions
American Portwell Technology has announced the fanless, industrial JAVI Panel PC series. Available displays include 10.4, 12.1, 15, 17 and 19-inch versions. Users can specify 5-wire resistive touch or with projective capacitive multi-touch. Based on the quad-core Intel Atom processor E3845 (10W Max TDP, 2M Cache, 1.91 GHz) integrating Intel Gen 7 3D graphics engine, the JAVI series come with aluminum front bezel, metal housing with IP65 rating for the front and IP20 for the back side. (IEC 60529 Edition 2.1 Standard). Maximum DDR3L SO-DIMM is 8 Gbytes.
Multiple IO include HDMI port, VGA port, Gbit Ethernet (two), USB 3.0, USB 2.0 (three), RS-232/422/485 ports (two) and RS-232 ports (two). Additionally, a 2.5 inch SATA HDD or SSD and a half-size mSATA device are included. Two SMA antenna holes enable optional Wi-Fi and 3G/GPS or 4G LTE function via the Mini-PCIe add-on card and SIM card slot. Additionally, the unit is modular-based to allow a mixture of desired IO to be added. Six options are available to add RS232, EtherCat, Mic, Profinet, USB or CAN. The JAVI operates from -25 to 70 degrees C with DC input from 12 to 24V. Panel or standard 100mm x 100mm VESA mounting can be selected. Supported operating systems include Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7 and Linux.
American Portwell Technology
Skylake-S Series-Based Net Appliance Supports Both Fiber and Copper
WIN Enterprises has announced the PL-80990, a 1U Rackmount networking appliance. Based on the Intel 14nm micro-architecture, Skylake-S series 6th Gen Core i7/i5/i3 processor and the Intel H110 PCH. It supports two DDR4 2133 MHz un-buffered / Non-ECC / ECC DIMM (maximum 32 Gbytes). Storage interfaces include the 2.5 inch SATA 3.0 HDD/SSD and 1 m-SATA. Standard PCIe X8 card or an expansion module can be selected. Available expansion modules include 4 or 8 GbE Copper, 4 or 8 GbE Fiber, 2 or 4 10 GbE Fiber, 2 40 GbE Fiber and a maximum of 14 GbE Copper port supported with 4 pairs BYPASS function.
North Andover, MA
Ultra-Broadband Diode Absorptive Switch Operates from 100 MHz to 67 GHz
Fairview Microwave has announced the rugged FMSW2026, an ultra-broadband single-pole double-throw (SPDT) PIN diode absorptive switch in MIL grade coaxial package. It operates from 100 MHz to 67 GHz across the RF, Microwave, and Millimeter-Wave bands. Applications include military radar, satellite, multi-gigabit communications, surveillance systems, point to point, point to multi-point wireless transmission links and test and measurement. Input power is 0.5 watts (CW) maximum with insertion loss of 6 dB typical and Isolation of 65 dB typical. Switching speed is 100 nsec maximum. The unit operates from -30 to +60 degrees C and uses dual voltage controls of +5 VDC and -5 VDC.
Atom E3800-Based SBC Suits Odd Shaped Configurations
ADL Embedded Solutions has announced the rugged, compact (75mm x 75mm) ADLE3800SEC SBC for embedded applications including unmanned drone/robotics, security, industrial and healthcare. The designed is based on the E3800 series Intel Atom SoC and the edge-connect architecture enables connection of odd shaped configurations (flat, vertical, odd-shapes) in the SWaP environment. For memory, its quad-core processor supports up to 2 Mbytes of onboard cache, 4 Gbytes of soldered DRAM (DDR3-1333 MHz), one M.2 Storage Socket (Key B, 2242) and one SATA 2.0 (6 Gbytes/s).
With input voltage from 20-30 VDC, its thermal junction temperature (Tj) can operate from -40 to +85 degrees C. I/O includes DisplayPort, USB2.0, USB3.0, two GLAN ports with support for DirectX 11, Open GL 4.0, and full HD video playback. User can select either the HDMI (1920×1200) or Display Port (2560×1600) for graphic interface. The device is compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10 and Linux. With expansion card, two additional PCIe devices can be added. As an option, the device can further add low-Profile Heat Spreader and Conformal Coating of CPU board and Underfill of BGA components.
ADL Embedded Solutions
San Diego, CA
3-Axis Magnetic Sensor Provides Integrated Solution for Drone Design
Memsic has announced the MMC5883MA 3-Axis Magnetic Sensor for broad application including industrial, drone, wearable, medical and mobile. Such applications require detection of motion, acceleration and directional sensing. Design of such devices needs mixed-signal processing, low power and compact in size. Because of the strength of the signal from the sensor is usually small, it demands strong signal-to-noise ratio. Meeting all these requirements can be challenging. Based on its long history of proprietary technology, Memsic delivers the anisotropic magneto resistive (AMR) based Magnetic Sensor comes in a low profile LGA package of 3.0 x 3.0 x 1.0 mm. Each of its 3-axis is a16-bit operation over a ± 8 Gauss operating range (FSR) with linearity of ± 0.2 percent FSR, hysteresis of 0.2 percent FSR and repeatability of 0.2 percent FSR.
At seven samples per second data rate the current consumption is 20 uA with noise level of 0.4 mGauss total RMS. Input voltage ranges from 2.16 to 3.6 volts and temperature range is from -40 to + 85 degrees C. The MC5883MA incorporates an on-chip signal processing and an integrated I2C 400 kHz FAST mode operation digital interface enables direct connection to the system microprocessor. A Universal Evaluation Board with the devices pre-mounted is available for product development and data logging. Products are available in volume.
Multi-Mode Oscillators Combine Wide Frequency Range, Low Jitter
NDK has announced the NP5032S and NP7050S oscillators for applications in SONET, SDH, Synchronous Ethernet, and other networking devices. The device frequency ranges from 15 MHz to 2.1 GHz. Jitter is typically 130fs RMS (at 622.08MHz) with total stability + 20 ppm total for life. Users can configure up to four different outputs from a single device. Five different output types (CMOS (less than 200MHz), LVPECL, LVDS, CML and HCSL (less than 700MHz) are available. Supply voltage can be specified from 3.3V to 1.8V. The NP5032S measures 5.0L x 3.2W x 1.2H mm and the NP7050S 7.0L x 50W x 1.6H mm. Both operate from -40 to +85 degrees C with prices start at $9.90.
Rugged Cabinets with Bolted Construction Prevent High Shock Failure
Elma has announced the MB series weld-free, rugged cabinets based on a modular, common COTS platform. Using the bolted construction, the cabinets are designed without welding to prevent failure in the high shock and vibration or humidity environment and good weight-to-strength ratio. Construction of the cabinet includes using vertical and horizontal aluminum extrusions with grooves to accommodate EMI gaskets. The steel corner-key inserts utilize the hydraulically crimped/ mechanically fastened corner construction technique. Custom design allows users to configure doors, side, top and bottom panels, cooling, I/O cabling and floor mounting or casters. Designs require compliance of MIL-STD-167-1 and MIL-S-901D are available.
6W DC-DC Converter Accepts Wide DC Input From 12 to 160V
Gaia Converter has announced the MGDDI-06 Series of DC/DC Converters for applications in airborne and military. Using proprietary design, the product covers input voltage range from 12 to 160V compatible with typical battery/bus voltages (24V, 28V, 36V, 48V, 72V, 96V, 110V, 125V) including transients with close to 90 percent efficiency. There are two isolated outputs (for parallel, serial or symmetrical operation) of 5V, 12V, 15V and 24V available for application such as single 5 to 48V output, +/- 15V or 2 x 24V outputs (3W each).
The units have protection with zero to full load regulation, trim and on/off capability, adjustable UVLO, soft start, embedded EMI filter, over-current and over-temperature. Measured in 0.33H x 1L x 0.75W inches, the unit is rated at 6W and can perform in rugged condition from -40 to +100 degrees C. It is also compliant with Mil-Std-704, 1275, DO-160, EN50155/55022 and does not require optocouplers in the feedback loop.
Intel Apollo Lake Processor-Based COM Boards Feature Credit Card Size
Congatec has announced the conga-MA5 a credit card sized COM Express Mini Type 10 Computer-on-Module (COM). Based on the Intel Atom, Celeron and Pentium processors (code name Apollo Lake), the modules can be configured with the Intel Atom processors E3930, E3940 and E3950 for power saving consideration or are fitted with the more powerful low-power dual-core Intel Celeron N3350 and quad-core Intel Pentium N4200 processors with higher performance. Up to 8 GB dual channel DDR3L RAM and 128 Gbytes of on board flash memory with fast eMMC 5.1 can be selected. 2x 6 Gbps SATA are available as an option.
The Intel Gen9 graphics provides up to 18 execution units which can support 2 independent displays via single channel LVDS/eDP and the digital display interface for DP 1.2 or HDMI 1.4b. Connection includes 1x Gigabit Ethernet interface, 4x PCIe 2.0 lanes and 8 USB ports (two USB 3.0). Other I/O interfaces include are1x SPI, 1x LPC, 4x GPIO, 2x serial UART and Audio via HDA. Operating systems supported include Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Windows 10 IoT versions and Linux. The Board Support Package (BSP) is available for Wind River IDP 3.1. All SOM operate from -40 to +85 degrees C.
San Diego, CA
Converter Enables Legacy Analog Devices to Connect to Ethernet/Wireless
MultiTech has announced the MultiConnect AEW analog-to-Ethernet/Wireless converter. The unit has built-in integrated cellular radio, an RJ-11 port and RJ-45 Ethernet 10/100. The MultiConnect AEW has a Web interface which can be configured as a gateway between analog to cellular and analog to Ethernet with failover capabilities. Packet data and PPP pass-through modes are available. The unit is capable of analog modem speed from 300 baud to 33.6K bps with error correction and data compression. Legacy equipment can now connect to traditional dial-up PSTN network over Ethernet or cellular in a variety of applications.
Mounds View, MN
250 Gbyte NVMe SSD Provides 256-bit Hardware-Based Encryption
Eurocom has announced the 250 Gbyte Samsung 960 Evo M.2 form factor Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD for Laptops and Mobile Workstations. The V-NAND based SSD measures 80.15 x 22.15 x 2.38 (mm) and supports multiple processors including NVIDIA Quadro/Geforce graphics and Intel Xeon. Designed for mission critical applications, the unit has built-in AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption along with optional smart card readers, finger print readers, Kensington lock ports and TPM 2 modules. It is configurable with up to two M.2 drives in RAID 0 or RAID 1. Sequential read/write speeds are 3200 and 1900 Mbytes/s (maximum) accordingly.
Embedded Motherboard Sports Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 Processor
Kontron has announced the embedded FlexATX-SKL-S-C236 motherboard with Intel Core i3, i5, i7 or 6th Generation Intel Xeon E3 14 nm Quad Core CPUs. The unit has built-in Intel HD Graphics with three independent graphic ports, DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.4 support, LVDS 24Bit dual channel and Display Port 1.2 with additional PCIe slots for 6 SATA ports and 4 GBE ports. Currently supported operating systems include Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Linux and Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES7). The unit targets the real-time control market with its Intel Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) 2.0, ECC memory and DSP class I/O processing.
The board’s security features include TPM2.0, hardware security device, M.2 (2280, Socket 3, M-Key). Multiple I/O ports are available to support SATA (6x SATA Gen 3.0), MCCIE/MSATA (full size mini-PCIe with USB2.0), Serial, LAN (4x 10/100/1000Mbit Ethernet on rear), USB (2x 3.0 and 5x 2.0) and audio. The unit measures 170 x 170 mm (thin mini-ITX) and complies with IEC 60950-1: 2005, 2nd Edition UL 60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1 for safety and EN55022 for emission.